Car collides with utility pole in Englewood

Car Accident

SUN PHOTO BY TOM CHANG
Two people were transported to Englewood Community Hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning at the intersection of Sunnybrook and Oceanspray boulevards in Englewood. The driver of a 2009 Kia Optima was traveling north on Sunnybrook and failed to stop at a stop sign, colliding with a Dodge Ram truck before crossing the intersection and hitting a Florida Power & Light pole, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. The Dodge rolled once and landed on its roof. ‘We got the call at 8:31 a.m.,’ said Bob Carpenter, spokesman for the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.

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About Tom

Tom Chang is a freelance journalist with a background in multimedia journalism and web publishing. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of South Florida St.Petersburg. He graduated in 2004 with a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications at USF Tampa. Tom's interests include a little bit of everything from entertainment to sports. He also wishes to delve into creative writing writing sci-fi/fantasy stories. Tom was recently the Online Editor for USF St. Petersburg's the Crow's Nest, he joined the staff in January 2010 where he started freelance writing, photographing, copy editing and later became a staff writer. Tom’s freelance experience in journalism amassed a wide range of companies including Creative Loafing, The Focus Magazine, Lutz News, Examiner.com, and Tampa Tribune.
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